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What’s the difference between audio journaling and written journaling? Here are 5 differences that make audio journaling stand out.

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Golden old fashioned microphone on a wooden table with a blue background
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Audio Journal vs. Written Journal

Aside from the obvious voice vs. text, there are actually a lot of differences between audio and written journaling.

Here are five ways that audio journaling is different from your classic pen and paper journal:

It’s convenient

You carry your phone with you everywhere you go, whereas you might not always have your physical journal on hand. With audio journaling, all you need is your phone.

So when a stressful moment comes up during your day or you have an idea for your next project, you can open up your audio journaling app right then and there and talk it through.

It’s faster

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Learn more about audio journaling and how you can journal out loud with an audio journal app.

Old fashioned microphone with purple background
Old fashioned microphone with purple background
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What is audio journaling?

Audio journaling or voice journaling is the spoken version of a written journal, allowing you to articulate your thoughts out loud. Instead of a pen and paper, you use voice notes instead.

You record an audio journal entry right on your smartphone by using an audio journal app like Sound Off that captures and saves your voice recording. It’s as easy as hitting record and sounding off on whatever comes to mind.

How do you audio journal?

Getting yourself set up with audio journaling is the easy part. Just a quick hit of that record button!

However, the actual act of journaling by speaking can…

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